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the scammers asked her to wire the money to the city of duwala in the literal region of cameroon, west africa, the source of many internet scams. >> anytime you are asked to wire money you should realize that is an opportunity for fraud to occur. >> i spoke with an fbi agent in washington, d.c. who works with ic3, the internet crime complaint center. she says many nations around the world do not have laws that protect consumers against internet fraud, and prosecuting scammers is very challenging. >> working a cyber fraud case is very complicated. in part it is the concept of at trough biewtion. at trough biewtion. who said what? whose hands are on the keyboard? are they in the neighborhood? are they in the state? are they in the country? if they are outside the united states where are they? >> and look at this. i ran one of the photos they sent debbie through a google image search. the same picture appears in more than a hundred ads around the country and overseas, jermt -- germany and malaysia. same picture and very similar wording, but different supposed sellers. for debbie, it is not just
it buried in the sierra snow is hoping you will know who it belongs to. that story. and a girl and her puppy are reunited on christmas no less while a dog thief, grinch, gets street justice in new york city. all of that is coming up and then later on "nightline." >> coming up on a special edition of "nightline" a white house christmas. president barack obama and first lady michelle obama sit down with our own barbara walters [ singing christmas carols in background ] aunt sally's singing again. it's a tradition, honey. [ singing christmas carols ] mmmm. [ female announcer ] make new traditions with pillsbury grands! cinnamon rolls. [ female announcer ] go from zero to pizza in just 60 seconds with totino's pizza rolls and grab a bite of snack-defying, satisfying... because pizza...never...misses. it's on. let's roll. george hw bush was in a hospital in intensive care. he is fighting in an elevated fever. he was in hospital with complications from a bout of bronchitis. doctors said they expected the former president would only spend a few days in the hospital and be home for christmas, but hi
city through the weekend doctors say most of her recovery will be emotional. george warren, abc 7 news. >> l tens of thousands of people have rallied behind a san francisco dog that could be ordered euthanizeed on wednesday. charlie accused of attacking injuring a u.s. park police officer and horse on august 6. animal care seized charlie. they named him too vish to us remain alive. judge will decide whether charlie will be put down. more than 90,000 people have signed an on line petition to try to save him. >> students and alumni university of california schools are protesting new logo adopted by the uc system. the original logo on the left. it has been in use since 1868 and will remain on all official documents. the new logo was created to be more recognizable on line. but petition now circulating on campuses on facebook and other site to keep the original design saying the new logo lack prestige. >> well remember the last three days how nice they were. fading memory now. >> becoming very winter like. let's check in with sandhya and live doppler 7 hd. >> yes. we are going t
guards in america's schools as new york city's mayor michael bloomburg tells me he finds >>> a san jose parent is worried children walking to school in her neighborhood will get hurt trying to dodge cars in a busy intersection. >> it is in south san jose where there are five schools near the intersection of center road and easy street. >> the i team's dan noyes has the story. >> neighborhood children try to navigate an anxious line of commuters every morning here at the corner of center road and easy street in san jose where there is no crosswalk. >> the cars don't even stop. if they do, i feel like i have to run because they are not stoping. >> there sbt much here to -- there isn't much here to separate cars and kids. we saw for ourselves how aggressive drivers use the entire stretch of this neighborhood road as a shortcut to get to capital expressway or the freeway. how students are forced to walk close to the busy expressway. some take their chances cutting between cars. car after car after car, blocking the way so kids can't get through. many jaywalk farther down easy street to avoi
when she can't get her tv repaired, even though it is under warranty. those stories and more at 4 and 5. >>> new york city decked out in the holiday spirit. empire state building glowing with red and green lights in honor of christmas and the lights stay on every night through the 6th of january. december 28th, the building will light the colors of syracuse university and west virginia in honor of the bowl at yankee stadium. >>> christmas eve day which means we are tracking san >> this year two competing tracking services norad, north american aerospace demand shows santa is in saudi arabia, google behind showing santa is in turkey. >> wherever santa is now, boys and girls make sure you are being good, santa will be here soon. if you with would like to keep an eye we have links on abc7news.com. click on see it on tv. >> real-time satellite picture amazing the technology we have. >> what did we do before that? >>> from all of us here on abc7 news thanks for joining us. >> who wants to be a >> who wants to be a millionaire is next. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. [ male anno
their daughter who is part of the arizona sun devil spirit corps. been awhile since they visited the city. >> when i was here i was like her age basically younger than her. so of course look at the shopping. >>reporter: mascot is a proud mother of nelson one of the front-line players on the team. 5 day trip is a special treat for the whole family. >> we told the girls he made the bowl game that would be the christmas present. alcatraz yeth was kishltion all here for the game and they are all bringing a healthy boost to the local economy. >> 2 peoples really exited to be here and fans are exited to be here and i think we are filling up all the hotel in san francisco. >>reporter: 33,000 tickets have already been sold for this match up. 40,000 is not yet but organizers estimate this is another banner year for this bowl game. >> over the last 11 years we brought in 130 million dollars so that is average of 12 or 13 million dollars a year for the san francisco economy. >>reporter: again the game not pulled out so if you would like to check out a college bowl game you can buy a ticket on
and properly pointing weapons a the minorities. >> it will help us bring down crime in the city. >> the department has until the end of next year to complete the reforms. >> some breaking news out of the sierra. a woman has been found injured and her boyfriend is dead after the couple was reported missing last week. we have been following this story. they were last seen in the sacramento area and were heading from citrus heights back to nevada. authorities say they were in a collision of some kind. paula lane was found in alpine county tonight. she has been life flighted to a hospital. but her boyfriend is apparently dead. >>> people in the east bay may have felt their homes shaking. one measured 2.9 and the other 1.8. there are no reports of any other damages. >> let's move on to the weather. the rain has moved out thankfully and the fog is moving in. here is abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at live doppler 7hd. >> looking at doppler 7hd you can see it is quiet for a change. we have our own radar. it was keeping you ahead of the storm. here is what the storm br
settled by the city. >>> new details are coming to light today about the masked again man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a portland mall. hanna talked about her ex-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court this morning his attorneys are challenging the complaint. police say he stole the car so he could impress a girl after she rejected himself accused of shooting at a car with the girl and her boyfriend inside. the judge ruled there is enough evidence against wade and ordered him to stand trial on various charges, including attempted murder. >>> rain not a worry most of the worries are on king tides in some of the low-lying areas of the bay. >> here's meteorologist mike nicco. >>> they peaked already today 10:34 this
to about two months. >>reporter: after the war this served as fire bet for the city of oak land. later years in the moth ball fleet. now work crew prep her for new home. maritime museum in arkansas. last surviving vessel has seen better days but among the old salt at mayor island look skin deep. so 10:48 this morning's, 71 years to the minute pearl harbor attack even formed up for ceremony flag raising by 30-year-old pete frer the california maritime academy. >> they say history repeats itself and this is the best way to remember history. >> few moment of pause after 71 years. least they could do for one small vessel that made the first big difference in world war ii. >> wasn't for her jumping into action her and her crew jumping into action as soon as they did things could have gone completely different. you never know. >> this is wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> still ahead tonight. the year in pictures from president obama and at the world trade center to the rites in greece. look back at the memorable moments of 20 look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed inte
before, oakland and surrounding cities the rate is. san jose 7.8% and in san francisco, it is.4%. >>> tonight correspondent christiane amanpour takes on one of the most fought over written about and debated topics of her career the old testament. she goes back to the holy land where underwater searcher searches for the depths of the black sea. she also explores ancient similarities between three of the world's major religions. >> we are saying something controversial, that jude , christianity and islam trace their fathers and ancestors and beliefs and faiths, paul back to the same abraham. >> one of her two part series airs tonight at 9:00. >>> the 21st has arrived and the world has not ended. this year hundreds converged on an ancient mayan site to witness doomsday, just in case. the highian calendar ends today which led some -- the mayan calendar ends today, some say it proves the calendar does not mark an ending but a new beginning. >> we knew when new zealand and australia were calling and answering our calls. >> good tip on that the weather is biblical throw. >> it was in s
and revelers get where they need to go tonight safely. if you want to plan ahead for your trip into the city go to abc7news.com and on see it on tv. happy new year, be safely. live in san francisco, sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> secretary of state clinton will spend her new year's eve in the hospital being treated for a blood clot. doctors discovered that clot during a follow-up exam. the secretary received a concussion when she feigned and fell this month while recovering from stomach flu. doctors say she will be in the hospital for observation at least two more day. they are going to evaluate her later to determine if she needs more tests she has been forced to cancel a trip to the mideast and north africa for next week. >>> doing a good deed while getting a tax break. how you can help your bay area neighbors in need and snag freebies. >>> partying in the land downunder. we'll show mack lyon. a timely bible lesson the lord's way. churches of christ in the to have you visit one of worship assemblies. just do that? you will. week, will you? [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&
in the morning. it was gone. >> i don't know what i will do. dreadful. >>reporter: city thoughtfully removed the ka rs for them. between the ticket impound fee and cab raid back the situation her can cost about 500 bucks. expensive lesson indeed. >> oh, >> what a mess there one last check on our weather. which is changing certainly but not severe. >> no. no. stressful is a good word for what we are looking at there. we have live doppler clear sky over the bay area. few cloud offshore. continue to advance in our direction but not quite here yet. some of the clouds will make it tomorrow. state wide we see cloud building up in the northern part of the state. southern california sunny and mild tomorrow high pressure in the 70's here in the bay area we see some sunshine but clouds will increase as we get later that the day. rain arrives tomorrow night. daytime high only in the mid upper 50's in the north bay where it is cloudy and cool and see a little bit more sun milder weather south bay east bay with high there in the low 60's. here's accu-weather 7 day forecast. rain arrives tomorro
to be a good is a mayor tachbility he thought he was helping a woman with her broken down car. instead she and 3 others robbed him at gun point. happened before 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of geary and masonic in the city laurel heights neighborhood. and they all got away. man we are glad to tell you was at the very least not hurt. >> last year this time no snow meant people were playing golf and not skiing in lake tahoe. what a difference a year makes. here's george. >>reporter: week before christmas. out of state holiday visitors are already showing up at lake tahoe. >> we just came down to see whoever pl this area. >>reporter: what do you think about california skiing. >> i love it. this is my fourth or fifth time here e-although monday brought a mix of snow and rain at lake level, look what was going on just 1,000 feet higher on the nevada side of heavenly ski resort. >> this christmas we definitely have more natural snow and we have been able to open more terrain leading into the holiday. >>reporter: the visitor authority anticipating 10 to 15 percent increase and people co
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